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Useful Video Resources about Co-vid 19

Please take a look at these helpful videos below to help keep you safe and up to date with what is happening.

Have a lovely, happy safe Christmas!

Please find details below of 4 new videos: 3 for people with learning disabilities and 1 for carers.

  1. Explaining the Tier system in Englandhttps://youtu.be/H8_t22Om1QY

This video is for people with learning disabilities to help them understand about the tier system in place in England.  It describes what you can and can’t do.

 

  1. Making Friends with your Face Mask https://youtu.be/JktalrbL3T4

This video is for people with learning disabilities to help them understand why wearing a face mask is important, how to find a face mask that suits them and how to get used to wearing it.

 

  1. Supporting a person with a learning disability to wear a face mask https://youtu.be/nYf6Gt7C08A

This video is for family members or carers of people with learning disabilities to help them understand why wearing a face mask is important, how to find a face mask that suits the person they support and how to help them  get used to wearing it.

 

  1. Christmas Bubbles – explaining the coronavirus rules over Christmas https://youtu.be/bBypR7Xxvy8

This video is for people with learning disabilities to help them understand the rules on Christmas bubbles over the Christmas period.

Be Cancer Aware – Advocacy groups continue to raise awareness and offer support during lock down and beyond!

Sunderland People first are one of the key organisations offering education and awareness to people with a learning disability about the sign and symptoms of cancer, what to do about it and the support you can get.

Please click on the video here to hear more about this great work.

There are also two links with more information about how you can join a Be Cancer Aware Group.

Be Cancer Aware flyer

Be cancer aware information

Keeping People Connected in Sunderland Project!

We would like to let you know that from the 4th of May 2020 there is a dedicated number that you can call if you have a learning disability and/or autism or if you are an autistic adult where you will speak to an advocate from Sunderland People First or Autism in Mind.

That person can signpost you to a variety of services where you can get help during the coronavirus pandemic.

Please see the leaflet below with further details and who to contact.

Sunderland KPC Flyer – Final Version 29.04.20

 

 

Be Health Smart Conference – 3rd March 2020 – St Peters Campus

We are hosting a health event for people with a learning disability, families and carers at The Reg Vardy Building, St Peters Campus, Sunderland University.

More information and how to book can be obtained by contacting Andrew Fox at Sunderland People First on 0191 521 4123

We are going to be carrying out health tests, providing work shops on cancer awareness, Stop and Watch campaign (recognising a poorly person) providing information on health passports and reasonable adjustments.

It would be great to see you there!

 

Please click on the link below for details of the day, directions and parking arrangements.

Information about the Be Health Smart Event 25.2.2020

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Useful Video Resources about Co-vid 19

Please take a look at these helpful videos below to help keep you safe and up to date […]


Be Cancer Aware – Advocacy groups continue to raise awareness and offer support during lock down and beyond!

Sunderland People first are one of the key organisations offering education and awareness to people with a learning […]